DuPont Chemical Production Specialist in Washington, West Virginia

Chemical Production Specialist (Job Number: 192434W-01)


This position is an operations leadership role supporting a High Hazard process. This role does not have direct reports, however, is responsible for decision making and leadership for day to day process operations with the Delrin® Chemical Area First Line Supervisor.


  • Responsible for the all the Safety, Health and Environmental aspects of the operation

  • Responsible for manufacturing of fluff for the Finishing Area and Packout.

  • Responsible for meeting all business objectives including production volume, yield, cost…etc.

  • Responsible for creating the appropriate work environment and executing HR policies

  • Responsible for conformance to PSM requirements.

  • Coordination with Chemical Area FLS, ATOs, and Uptime Coordinator for maintenance and technical testing and needs

  • Update operations metrics and lead morning meetings with technical, maintenance, and leadership

  • Work with maintenance, technical, and operations as needed to trouble shoot area issues or coordinate incident investigations and problem solving sessions (safety, quality, reliability, etc.)

  • Operations support and representation for Shutdown planning, especially coordination or area shutdown and start up processes

  • Review and approve operating directions, blanking lists, lock out sheets, etc.

  • Complete weekly area report for business leaders

  • Attend daily/weekly maintenance planning meetings to help prioritize work needs for operations; such as developing daily instructions and facilitating training

  • Participate in PSM activities and audits


  • Held accountable to SHE metrics: LWC, TRI, OTJ and any process incidents

  • Held Accountable to fixed and variable cost vs. PO commitment

  • Held accountable to Production Metrics vs. PO commitments: Volume, Utility (Overall and Operating) , Effectiveness, Yield (Overall, FPFQY), Overtime, Disability



  • Engineering degree, preferably Chemical Engineering

  • At least 5 years’ experience in chemical plant operations (ATO, FLS, etc.)

  • High hazard operation experience would be beneficial

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Applications, SAP beneficial)

  • Ability to work well with others using influence

  • Able to organize, plan, and prioritize multiple tasks and changing priorities.


  • Teamwork / collaboration, embracing change and engagement, results oriented.

Primary Location: NA-United States-West Virginia-Washington

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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